Commentary: Improving Forest Health Can Build Jobs, Economies in Rural California Henry McCann, Van Butsic July 6 2020 Putting Californians to work improving the health of the state’s headwater forests would boost economic recovery and reduce wildfire risk.
Growing Damages from Wildfires Burn the Insurance Industry Lori Pottinger June 29 2020 Devastating fires in recent years have roiled the insurance industry. We talked to Rex Frazier of the Personal Insurance Federation of California about how the industry is addressing growing wildfire risk.
Video: The Benefits of Headwater Forest Management Lori Pottinger May 4 2020 California’s headwater forests are increasingly vulnerable to major wildfires and droughts that threaten the many benefits they provide. An expert panel discussed how improved management can reduce risks of major wildfires and bring other benefits.
How Is the Pandemic Affecting Wildfire Preparedness? Henry McCann, Van Butsic April 27 2020 Catastrophic wildfires in recent years set off a wave of efforts to reduce this risk across the state. The COVID-19 pandemic could complicate this work.